How to Remove “cdsetup.exe”

What is cdsetup.exe?

cdsetup.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Netcad. It is associated with program CdSetup. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after cdsetup.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with cdsetup.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cdsetup.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly
If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the cdsetup.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cdsetup.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using cdsetup.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove cdsetup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 December 2011 at 6:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 28f0e200077293e8
37e425f322f30416
5ede16b2
8fc64ae89db9249f
c8993cb541573df8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Turkey N/A
2 N/A Executable c1ec35af4b71f426
2149336cf364237b
a39564af
e894a2252a6451fd
72f13199421d5152
Virus.Win32.
Wali.KA
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 1 Taiwan N/A
3 N/A Executable f3d99ea0c1d28be8
573af4e5d038c4a5
8d8efb6a
47fd98c58b7e965f
db38f10e526a927d
Virus.Win32.
Wali.KA
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 1 Taiwan N/A
4 McAfee, Inc. Executable 60f304ccd253a2b6
0e5a0f7bbb9a4745
aa99eb19
186d7e046cccaff2
c9242d2b00966ef1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1,2,101,0 1,2,0,0 Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 March 2009 at 1:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Guohua Soft Executable 7b4a6e414004663d
65ff21ebc410617b
7ece00a4
afce93725ddfa27e
58976f321e409535
No 3.6.5.570 3.6.5.570 Internal Submission
2 My Company Executable 35c7cecb8d0bc671
44559eb10cd014db
5e9e85c9
27f23d021b704df8
ff1e9f1f0669d17a
No 1.0 N/A Internal Submission
3 Az-Tech Software, Inc. Executable a9141ba51af87829
9e6607407e779b8a
08e49b6f
731e9643dae770f7
6ca6860f5bf2b5f1
No 2.31.005 2.31.005 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 040f73b161d28c5d
21023655e282fecd
a0d54dab
ff5c378092423ae2
9393729492af3c95
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
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